Search Results ""constitution check""

Constitution Check: Do college athletes have a right to be paid a salary?

Posted 22 days ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at claims by the NCAA that the desire of Northwestern University football players to unionize should be decided by the Supreme Court.

Man successfully argues the Fifth in deer killing case

Posted 27 days ago.


In central Pennsylvania, a farmer apparently has won an expensive constitutional argument over his Fifth Amendment right to evasively answer a game warden’s questions about a recently deceased deer.

Constitution Check: Does the Fourth Amendment protect the privacy of telephone conversations?

Posted 29 days ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at recent remarks by Justice Antonin Scalia that the Fourth Amendment might not prevent the government from listening to your phone calls.

Constitution Check: Does the First Amendment require live broadcasts of the Supreme Court?

Posted 1 month, 6 days ago.


Lyle Denniston looks at the debate over televising Supreme Court proceedings and how a recent incident at the Court may have highlighted a potential problem with live broadcasts.

Fourth Amendment law is at a crossroads

Posted 1 month, 12 days ago.


In this commentary, Cato’s Jim Harper says the Supreme Court needs to carefully consider how police search the contents of cellphones in two huge cases the Justices will hear in April.